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Obituary for Joyce Usey Legendre

Joyce Usey Legendre, 92, died Sunday, December 22nd, 2019. Born, November 1st, 1927 she was a native of Schriever, Louisiana and resident of Thibodaux, Louisiana.

A graveside service will be scheduled at a later date.

She is survived by her son, Gene Legendre and wife Therese; daughters, Loretta Elliott and husband David, Imogene Chauvin and husband Mark, Leila Legendre, Ruth Thornhill; grandchildren, Ricky, Mickey and Lonny Legendre, Kim L. Boudreaux, Bart Elliott, Jessica C. Dunham, Jason Chauvin, Brooke Champagne, Blake Thornhill; siblings, Emily Crump, Gladys Russo, Marion Matthews; step siblings, Mona Usey, Gary Usey, Harry Usey, Jr.; former husband, Edward Legendre.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Harry and Ruth Usey; siblings, Larry Usey and Eloyce Davis; step sibling, Shirley Tenney.

Joyce retired from Nicholls State University where she worked as a Dormitory House Supervisor. She cared for numerous foster children and family members.

She enjoyed “cajun cooking”, crocheting and gardening.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made in Joyce’s honor to Nicholls State University’s Bridge to Independence.

Ordoyne Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.